I just bought the Monogram Canvas Batignolles Horizontal yesterday night. I had been debating over the Neverfull and the Batignolles, but my mother preferred I got the latter (it did look sturdier/handles seemed stronger than those of the Neverfull + it looked nicer to her). But upon unpacking it @ home, I tried to squeeze in my 5-subject notebook & while it did fit, it was a bit tight. My laptop is very tiny & weighs 3 pounds, so I tried putting that in too. But that leaves very little room for anything else now! Should I exchange the Batignolles for the Neverfull? The SA mentioned the Neverfull is definitely more of a "regular use" bag, and the Batignolles seems a lot stiffer for school. I'm worried about the Neverfull's handles digging into my shoulders, but it seems a lot more appealing now!